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Top 10 Best Climbing Cams 2019 – Latest Bestsellers Only

If the craggy rockfaces are your cup of tea, the craggier the better, then a set of climbing cams should be integral to your equipment. A camming unit or device grab the rock in different placements, offering protection to the climber.

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Over the years, the camming unit has become significantly lighter with almost no loss in efficiency and efficacy. The right cams will be able to hold significant falls and act as bomb anchors in the rockface, a smaller one might not be able to do so. Please be guided by an expert on the use of the camming devices. While most cams come in a standard length, certain cams come with the option of an extendable one, if required to reduce the number of quickdraws. Usually the cams are color coded for different sizes, making it just that much easier in the middle of a climb.So go right ahead and choose the set best suited to you!

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1. Black Diamond Camalot C4 Cam

  • Double-axle design offers widest range for each cam unit
  • C-Loop continuous cable stem design is strong and durable
  • Color-coded for easy identification and wide range of sizes
  • FREE Action Packed Climbing DVD Included

2. Petzl Grigri 2 Belay Device

  • Belay device with assisted braking for 8.9 to 11 mm rope
  • Rope compatibility : For use with single ropes between 8.9 and 11 mm in diameter
  • Material(s) : aluminum side plates, stainless steel cam and friction plate, reinforced nylon handle
  • Weight : 170 g
  • Certification(s) : CE EN 15151, UIAA

3. Metolius Ultralight Master Cam

  • These newer cams are 20 lighter than the originals
  • Each color option represents a cam size, allowing you to pick and choose which size cams you need instead of buying a whole set
  • Flexible, single stem unit with optimized cam angle for increased holding power
  • The Range Finder system assists you in choosing the correct size cam and is available on sizes 2 through 8 only
  • Optimized cam lobe angle for increased holding power

4. DMM Wallnut Nut Set

  • Material: [head] 100% aluminum, [cable] 100% steel
  • Placement Range: [1] 6.7 / 14.3mm [2] 8.1 / 15.8mm [3] 9.4 / 16.5mm [4] 11 / 17.6mm [5] 13.2 / 19.4mm [6] 15.6 / 22.6mm [7] 18.9 / 25.8mm [8] 22.3 / 29mm [9] 25.2 / 32.1mm [10] 28.8 / 32.6mm [11] 33.1 / 37.4mm
  • Strength: [1] 7kN [2] 9kN [3] 11kN [4-11] 12kN
  • Claimed Weight: [1] 5 oz, [2-5] 1 oz, [6-7] 1.5 oz, [8] 1.6 oz, [9-10] 1.9 oz, [11] 2.5 oz
  • Recommended Use: climbing

5. PETZL Rescucender

  • INTENDED USE: Designed for use in haul systems as a tractor or progress capture device.
  • SIMPLE TO USE: Openable cam allows installation or removal of the rope clamp at any point on the rope.
  • STAYS CLOSED: Independent safety catches on each side of the device allow easy opening while reducing the risk of accidental opening. These safety catches are equipped with an unlocked indicator.
  • ROTATE: Large attachment hole to facilitate carabiner rotation.
  • DURABLE: Integrated cam spring helps avoid accidental snagging and increases durability.

6. TRANGO BallNutz Protection Set

  • BallNutz are thin crack protection at its finest Using a sliding ball/ramp concept, BallNutz will protect parallel sided cracks, flares, pin scars and bombays from 3mm to 16mm
  • Protects Small Cracks, pin scars, flares and pods from 3mm-16 mm
  • Set of BallNutz sized #1 - #5
  • 29-71g

7. Black Diamond Camalot C4 Cam

  • Cotton
  • 3" high
  • 3" wide
  • The world's best-selling, most-trusted cam just got better. The new redesigned Camalot C4 has now upped the ante, considering it's 10% lighter yet just as durable as before. Plus, it features a modern design that improves on the old tried-and-true Camalots. The cam's lobes are lighter and more sculpted, optimized for strength to weight, while the slings have a visual update for easier differentiation while you're racking.
  • Lighter sculpted lobes are optimized for strength to weight. Slings are updated visually for easier differentiation when you're racking. Double-axle design offers the widest range for each cam unit.
  • C-Loop continuous cable stem design is strong and durable. Color-coded for easy identification and a wide range of sizes. Weight: 181.1g.
  • Range: 2-3.46 in. (50.7-87.9mm). Strength: 14kN. Spot clean.

8. Black Diamond Camalot

  • Double-axle design offers widest range for each cam unit
  • C-loop continuous cable stem design is strong and durable
  • Color-coded for easy identification and wide range of sizes
  • Neutrino rack pack Available for easy racking

9. TRANGO Flex Cam

  • ACTIVE PROTECTION - Lightweight, versatile, and bomber, Flexcams should be on everyone’s rack; They’re easy to place, easy to clean, and lend climbers safety and assurance with exceptional contact and grip
  • STAY LIGHT - Trango’s Flexcam is one of the lightest standard single axle cams on the market; See specs for weight, range, and strength
  • BI-COLOR SIZING - Each cam size has its own color for intuitive identification, whether you’re a math-mind or a painter
  • MULTI-LENGTH SLING - Double-length extendable slings allow climbers to clip in at three different lengths, depending on what’s optimal for each placement
  • 4-PACK - The four pack includes sizes #3, #4, #5, and #6

10. Fixe Alien Revo Cam

  • 20% weight reduction
  • Narrower profile head fits moreplacements
  • Ergonomic thumb loop
  • Stronger aluminum trigger components
  • Single sling version

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